Sentence Examples


  • He also observed the eclipse of the sun on May 4, 1818.
  • Foretold that there would be a solar eclipse in that year, as stated by Herodotus.
  • In 1860 De la Rue took the photoheliograph to Spain for the purpose of photographing the total solar eclipse which occurred on the 18th of July of that year.
  • After a long eclipse it was finally re-established, though in a very modified form, by Alfonso Liguori about the middle of the 18th century.
  • The solar eclipse of 1748 made a deep impression upon him; and having graduated as seventh wrangler from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1754, he determined to devote himself wholly to astronomy.